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About CBF

For more than 50 years, we have fought vigilantly for healthy rivers, clean streams, and a saved Chesapeake Bay. Explore our mission, history, and more below.

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    Photo Credit: © 2010 Karine Aigner/iLCP

    Our Mission

    Why we do what we do. Our mission and vision for a Saved Bay.

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    CBF's six local offices lead our efforts to Save the Bay.

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    Education Programs

    Our educational field experiences for both students and adults.

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    Financials & Accountability

    How we effectively and efficiently support our programs financially.

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    Photo Credit: © John Rodenhausen/CBF Staff

    Corporate Partnerships

    Learn how corporations are partnering with CBF. Yours can, too!

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    Our History

    Where we came from, the progress we've made, and where we are going.

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    10 Things You Didn't Know About CBF

    Here are a few surprising facts about the Chesapeake Bay Foundation.

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    Executive Staff

    Meet our dedicated team of executive staff members.

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    Board of Trustees

    Our governance and leadership.

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    Jobs & Internships

    Why work at CBF and our current opportunities.

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    Bids & Proposals

    What you need to know about CBF's competitive bidding process.

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    Photo Credit: © 2010 Krista Schlyer/iLCP

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Everything you ever wanted to know about CBF.

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    Photo Credit: © Marilou McCrosky.

    Contact Us

    Questions or comments? Call or send us an e-mail!

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Share Your Clean Water Story

What does the Bay, its rivers and streams mean to you? What impact have the Bay and its local waters had on your life? We'd like to know.

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Do you enjoy working with others to help clean the Chesapeake Bay? Do you have a few hours to spare? Whether growing oysters, planting trees, or helping in our offices, there are plenty of ways you can contribute.

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